NTSB Identification: LAX90LA302.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 43761.
Accident occurred Friday, August 24, 1990 in CHANDLER, AZ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 11/23/1992
Aircraft: PIPER PA38, registration: N25658
Injuries: 1 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

AFTER PRACTICING LANDINGS FOR ABOUT ONE HOUR THE STUDENT PILOT INITIATED ANOTHER TAKEOFF. THE AIRCRAFT'S NOSE ROSE UNEXPECTEDLY AND THE STUDENT PILOT ATTEMPTED TO CORRECT THE UNCOMMANDED CLIMB. THE AIRCRAFT NOSED OVER AND COLLIDED WITH THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

THE STUDENT PILOT'S LOSS OF CONTROL DURING TAKEOFF. HIS INEXPERIENCE IN THE AIRCRAFT AND IMPROPER USE OF THE FLIGHT CONTROLS WERE FACTORS IN THE ACCIDENT.

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